Battle of the Bulge
In June 1944, after the enormous success of the D-Day landings, an end to World War II and Nazi tyranny seemed imminent. But in December 1944 with one last card to play, Adolf Hitler launched the greatest counter offensive in European military history. The world held its breath as Hitler's armies forged forward again to recover ground, forcing the Allies into a Chaotic retreat.
ChannelOn NowUp Next
- Ch 354Flying Across Britain with Arthur WiIlliamsNowhere was the aerial firepower of World War II more concentrated than along the east coast of England. Explore an immense aviation story, and four wartime airfields that now feel very different indeed. Deep in Lincolnshire, East Kirkby still celebrates the heroes of the 1940s, whereas Lakenheath thunders with the noise of F-15 fighters, and the unmistakeable presence of thousands of Americans.For AthensThemistocles against Xerxes, the story of a duel and the exceptional parallel careers of two men of a similar age. However, their origins, beliefs and cultures were very different: one the son of a king and the other the son of democracy itself.